Blog by Professor Jacky Reid BVMS PhD DVA DipECVAA MRCA MRCVS, MD of NewMetrica Veterinary professionals all over the world […]
Professor Jacky Reid, CEO of NewMetrica, thinks the post Covid19 world will be very different for animals and those who care for them.
As a result of the Lockdown, I’d expect to see an increase in the bond with, and appreciation for, companion animals as family members. For a large number of “shielded” households, the elderly and those who live alone, companion animals may have been their sole company through Lockdown.
NewMetrica and Boehringer Ingelheim join forces to make it easier than ever before to manage acute pain in cats05-05-2020
It’s an age-old question – do we stop moving as much because we get older, or get older because we stop moving around as much?28-11-2019
Most of us will have seen the despondent face on a relative or friend who has just been told by their doctor that their aches and pains are just a symptom of “getting old”.
It’s one of many things which makes getting older such an unattractive prospect.
But what if “grinning and bearing the ageing process” was not in fact the right advice and something practical could be done to reduce discomfort? This is turn could lead to increased activity and maintenance of fitness; recognized to be one of the best ways to maintain capabilities at any age.
Health-related quality of life (HRQL) has been the cornerstone of outcomes research for three decades and increasingly is an important focus in human health measurement where instruments are developed to measure chronic disease in people through its impact on HRQL. An important goal of evidence-based medicine has been to incorporate patient reported HRQL scales to better assess clinical outcome.
It’s predictably sad that those parts of the UK with the most overweight adults also have the most overweight pets, […]